A medical examination yesterday confirmed that a 42-year-old forest personnel had raped a 13-year-old girl in Gelephu.
The Gelephu regional hospital officials also said that the minor had confessed of having a sexual relationship with the suspect.
According to a source, the suspect was involved sexually with the minor since September this year.
The girl’s father reported the case to police after he noticed that she was coming home late and was being allegedly enticed by the suspect. Police detained the suspect on November 14.
The source said that the man has denied the allegation saying that she is his daughter’s friend.